Services for children and young people in Northamptonshire (aged 0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities.

Little Princess Trust

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Type of service:
National Organisation
Address:
79 East Street, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2LU
Telephone number:
01432 352359
Service description:
We provide real hair wigs, free of charge, to boys and girls across the UK and Ireland that have lost their own hair through cancer treatment.

As a result of treatment for cancer, most children will suffer hair loss as a side effect. Some boys and girls cope remarkably well but for others this can be very upsetting.

We work with specialist suppliers and experienced hairdressers who offer wigs tailored to the individual child’s needs to give the most realistic look and feel, as close as possible to their original hair. We strive to put parents/guardians in contact with suppliers as local as possible.

The Little Princess Trust is a children’s cancer charity and our mission is to supply real hair wigs to children suffering with cancer, for the duration of their treatment. However, in addition we assist children with other conditions which also result in hair loss, the most common being alopecia. Our commitment to these children is different. Despite being set up to help children with cancer, the Trust is able to supply children that do not have a cancer diagnosis with a single wig. Whilst we are unable to commit to supplying more than one wig, we hope that this gesture will help the child and family whilst they decide on their long-term plans for dealing with this condition.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
2 years - 18 years
Languages:
English
Eligibility criteria:
  • Child Diagnosed With Tumours, Leukaemia Or Cancers
Referral route:
  • Referral By Health Professional
  • Self Referral
Last updated on:
29/06/2017

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